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Globalization, Technology and Issues of Labor Market in Asia and Singapore

Author:
Thangavelu, Shandre

ISBN:
978 981 4289 20 7
Format:
Hardback
Pages:
250
List price(s):
96.00 USD
80.00 GBP

Publication date:
28 February 2018

Short description: 

Studies the impact of globalization and technological changes in the labor market in Asia, with particular reference to Singapore. This book covers issues related to labor market matching, employment linkages between manufacturing and services, impact of technological changes on labor demand, and aging workforce, immigrant workers.

Full description: 

This book studies the impact of globalization and technological changes in the labor market in Asia, with particular reference to Singapore. It covers issues related to labor market matching, employment linkages between manufacturing and services, impact of technological changes on labor demand, aging workforce, immigrant workers, training and manpower development, and the wage gap in an open economy. It also discusses policy issues related to the labor market in Asia and Singapore. The book also examines labor issues from the developing economies perspective and presents new evidence on production, international trade and labor economic theories. The empirical findings provide interesting insights into the industrialization process and in formulating labor development policies.

Table of contents: 

Emerging Trends in Labor Markets in Asia; Globalization and Labor Demand; Outsourcing and Labor Demand; Output Gap, Mismatch and Unemployment; Inequality, Wage Gap and Globalization; Structural Changes, Services Sector and Linkages; Open Economy, International Mobility and Economic Growth; Training, Education and Growth; Labor Market Policy in an Open Economy.

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